Library of Congress Changes Definition of Illegal Aliens
04/01/2016The Library of Congress, after years of petitions from a student group at Dartmouth College has stopped using "illegal" and "alien" in subject headings for literature about immigration.Students with the Dartmouth Coalition For Immigration Reform, Equality and DREAMers, or CoFIRED, along with the support of the American Library Association led a campaign to change the language. Subject headings will use "unauthorized" and "non-citizen" when referring to undocumented immigrants."Nearly two years later, the Library of Congress has made a change in favor of our humanity which will have ripple effects on institutions across the country."
H1B Visa Deadline Approaches - 4/1/2016
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Skilled Worker (H1B) Visa Deadline Application Nears - April 1
Applicants for H1B visas are strongly encouraged to contact our office as soon as possible to begin the application process.
Especially given the continued shortage of skilled worker visas, applicants may be selected by a lottery system and only if their application is filed during the first few days of the process.